Salle Webber and Katie DaMota come together to share their experience and wisdom in this 4-day workshop taught over 2 weekends:
September 23 & 24 10:00-4:00 (time is flexible on Sundays if need be)
plus October 21 & 22 10:00-4:00
Our 2 weekends together will be filled with information, group discussions, activities and community. We aim to support you in reaching your goals as a postpartum doula no matter where you are on your journey. New and experienced doulas are encouraged to join. Certification will not be offered. CEUs may be offered if there is a request. Call us to find out more: 530-NEST-411
Enrollment includes a suggested reading list (will be emailed to you upon registration), local resource list, training materials and articles.
Building a Successful Doula Business
Newborn Care & Newborn Behavior/Communication
Infant Brain Development
Maternal Health & Nutrition
The Art of Care Giving
Family Care Giving
Doula Self Care
Techniques for Success
Special Guest Topic: Ayurvedic Principles in Postpartum & Belly Binding
Early Bird Registration $350 (until Aug 10th)
Regular Registration $400
Sliding Scale Available in Trade for Volunteer Hours
After registration you will be emailed an invoice. credit card, cash or checks are all accepted.
Meet your instructors:
Salle Webber received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Hampton University in Virginia. She currently resides in the redwood forest near Santa Cruz, California. Her three children and their families, including six grandchildren, all live nearby.
Salle has been serving postpartum families in Santa Cruz County since 1988, and has been a teacher of doulas since 2001. Out of this work was born her book, The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care, a Guide for Postpartum Doulas and Caregivers.
Salle’s diverse interests and life experiences have evolved into a deep respect for the unfolding of new life, and attention to the delicate transition each family member goes through. Using a model of informed and compassionate responsiveness, maintaining a calm and flexible presence, she employs wisdom and humor in her work and teaching. Join us as we strive to make the world a gentler place, one family at a time.
Katie DaMota, IBCLC, MAS
Katie holds a master's degree in Maternal and Child Nutrition from UC Davis and she is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She has been supporting families as a postpartum doula for over 10 years specializing in working with families of multiples, breastfeeding issues and single parenting. Her passion to support families and other professionals alike led her to found the Nest Family Resource in 2013. In the past 4 years her focus primarily shifted to creating a sustainable community resource center that supports families from pregnancy through parenting. A deep felt passion to bring education and evidence based information to families continues to drive her work. It is an honor and a gift to work with families during such an intimate and sweet time in their journey.